Making the Difference with Sustainable Plastics: Transition to Sustainable Packaging with Inks, Coatings and Adhesives

The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP), the leading authority in sustainable certifications for the printing industry, announced it will be holding “Making the Difference with Sustainable Plastics: Transition to Sustainable Packaging with Inks, Coatings and Adhesives” webinar on December 15, 2020 at 2 pm EST.


This is a continuation of SGP’s October 29, 2020 webinar on sustainable plastics featuring Theresa Vanna, print market specialist, Primex Plastics Corporation. Dr. Nikola Juhasz, Sun Chemical Corporation, global technical director, will join Ms. Vanna to introduce the role inks, coatings and adhesives play in sustainable packaging. The webinar will cover the latest information on sustainable products from Sun Chemical and the interaction with sustainable plastics. In addition, the panelists will share ideas and new approaches needed to understand the use of inks, coatings and adhesives, as well as, offer insights on how to discuss sustainable packaging materials with customers.


The webinar is free, open to the public and designed to help the printing industry, its suppliers and customers succeed in developing winning sustainability strategies. Simultaneously, SGP webinars support the continuous improvement activities of SGP certified print facilities.


“The webinar will discuss timely, important topics in the areas of sustainable chemicals and substrates for the printing industry. SGP offers sustainable solutions for print customers, particularly customers who have a variety of criteria,” said Dr. Doreen Monteleone, SGP Partnership treasurer and representative from the Flexographic Technical Association. “Learning more about sustainable materials can help printers have more productive conversations with their customers.”


Register for the webinar on December 15, 2020 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm EDT at


To learn more about how your print facility can save money and reduce waste with SGP certification or to join the SGP community, visit or email [email protected].


About SGP
The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP) is the only certification organization promoting sustainability in all printing processes throughout the United States and Canada. SGP promotes a sustainable print supply chain through best practices, innovation, information sharing and validation. The SGP program encompasses the three pillars of sustainability – people, planet, and profit. SGP partners include 3M, FLEXcon, Cooley/Group, Laird Plastics, Piedmont Plastics, Sun Chemical, REI, ANN Inc., BrandKey Graphics, Snowball Print Marketing, HH Global, major printing organizations, academic institutions, and other leading companies.


About Primex Plastics Corporation
Primex Plastics, a subsidiary of ICC Industries, Inc., is the largest extruder of custom Polystyrene sheet in the industry, ranging from monolayer sheet to tri-layer co-extrusion. Primex also extrudes many Polyethylene resins, Polypropylene, ABS, TPOs, TPEs and PETG. In addition to its extrusion business, Primex is the parent company of Primex Design & Fabrication and Primex Color, Compounding & Additives.


About Sun Chemical
Sun Chemical, a member of the DIC group, is a leading producer of printing inks, coatings and supplies, pigments, polymers, liquid compounds, solid compounds, and application materials. Together with DIC, Sun Chemical has annual sales of more than $7.5 billion and over 20,000 employees supporting customers around the world.